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Rebecca Szkutak

Rebecca Szkutak is a reporter for Private Debt Investor. She joined PDI in September 2018. Prior to that she covered startups for American Inno in the Boston and Colorado markets.

OrbiMed targets $1.2bn for new credit vehicle

The healthcare-focused lender provides both debt and equity strategies to life science companies worldwide.

KKR raises more than $1.5bn for its latest direct lending vehicle

The fund closed right at its target and plans to lend to US-based, upper mid-market companies.

MCC, MDLY, Sierra merger receives endorsement from ISS

The Institutional Shareholder Service recommends voting in favour of the proposed transaction, despite more than 11% of MCC shareholders coming out against it.

WhiteHorse, STRS of Ohio create JV to invest in the mid-market – updated

The two entities created a joint venture with $125m of committed capital with the hope of acquiring additional financing.

Medley soldiers on with merger amid shareholder backlash

MCC has faced scrutiny from shareholders over plans to merge with MDLY, despite an independent committee finding it to be the best option for the portfolio's performance.

IAM closes its latest fund with $653m in committed capital – updated

The mid-market lending firm closed on the highest amount of capital it’s raised to date.

Carlyle Aviation Partners hires new managing director

Edward O’Byrne joined to lead the firm’s new investment group.

Vine Alternative Investments closes on more than $608m for latest fund

The media-focused firm has already deployed more than $137m of the raised capital.

HTGC breaks its own record with $1.21bn in commitments during 2018

The BDC passed its prediction of $1.1bn of investments for the year that was made at the end of the third quarter.

ASRS considering over $1.5bn in debt commitments

The pension fund passed a new asset allocation plan last summer, which raised the fund’s private credit allocation.

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